Barbour County Cemeteries

OLIVE HILL CEMETERY

From Philippi: Rt. 38 N. about 3 miles to England Road. Left on England Road about 1 mile. Cemetery is on the right with a semi-circular drive at the front.

Errors can occur in reading old headstones and in transcribing notes, and it is advised that all information be corroborated by using civil records and by first-hand, personal observation of the cemetery.

Seventy-nine headstones were read with some graves found unmarked, July 28, 2004. Dwight E. Sturm


Bennett, Woodrow D.
Dec. 20, 1917 -- May 9, 1970, West Virginia,
TEC4 Co. B 129 AB ENGR BN World War II

Bennett, Billy ----- Sharon (on same stone)

Bennett, Denzel
1905 -- 1927

Bennett, Anna Lee
daughter of M. S. & E. M.
Feb. 3, 1919 -- Mar. 4, 1919

Bennett, W. R.
Aug. 7, 1846 -- no date

Bennett, Melvina
wife of W. R. Bennett
Jan. 13, 1851 -- July 5, 1909

Bennett, Jacob H.
Aug. 6, 1874 -- Oct. 24, 1945

Bennett, Mertie D.
1877 -- 1934

Bennett, Infant son of J. H. & M. D.
Died Feb. 26, 1907, Age 2 Ds.

Boylen, James P.
1858 -- 1937

Boylen, Cordelia
1858 -- 1932

Boyles, Marion
1836 -- 19__

Boyles, Roseanna (Sturm)
his wife
1842 -- 1917

Boyles, Francis Aldine
July 22, 1875 -- Mar. 18, 1909
Age 33 Yrs 7 Mos 26 Ds.

Boyles, Claudie
son of Thomas C. & Anna B. Boyles
Sept. 7, 1902 -- Sept. 18, 1903
Age 1 Yr. 11 Ds.

Boyles, W. P.
1857 -- 1940

Boyles, Sarah G.
his wife
1858 -- 1924

Boyles, C. W.
May 9, 1863 -- July 27, 1916

Boyles, Almira Belle
his wife
Mar. 17, 1864 -- Nov. 21, 1940

Boyles, Melville P.
Mar. 28, 1886 -- Dec. 8, 1952

Boyles, Joe L.
June 18, 1886 -- April 3, 1956

Boyles, Icie M.
June 2, 1888 -- June 5, 1928

Fink, Jacob P.
Co. E 62 VA MTD INF CSA
(No Dates)

Fink, Orpha J. Dayton
1860 -- 1930

Gribble, Corbin D.
son of C. W. & C. A. Gribble
April 29, 1893 -- Nov. 7, 1916
Age 23 Yrs 6 Ms 12 Ds

Gribble, J. E.
Mar. 29, 1839 -- May 13, 1917

Gribble, Lieuvina
wife of J. E. Gribble
Mar. 27, 1837 -- No Date

Kelley, Woodbridge
1879 -- 19__

Kelley, Della L.
1888 -- 1935

Kelley, Thomas L.
1923 -- 1938

Matthew, Emma Alice
1876 -- 1939

McDaniel, James H., Jr.
Mar. 13, 1962 -- Mar. 19, 1962

McDaniel, Ira T.
April 14, 1870 -- Mar. 29, 1913

McDaniel, Rosie Kelley
"Mother"
1874 -- 1947

McDaniel, Howard
1900 -- 1972

McDaniel, Laura
1901 -- 1995

"Our Darling" Scottie
Oct. 19, 1937 -- Feb. 6, 1938

"Our Darling" Dorothy
Aug, 2, 1936 -- Aug. 22, 1936

"Our Darling" Donal L.
Aug. 2, 1936 -- Aug. 15, 1936

"Our Darling" Harold
June 21, 1923 -- June 21, 1923

McDaniel, Hoover
1933 -- 1951

Miller, Infant Son of A. H. & Ida A.
Born & Died June 23, 1901

Miller, William Early
1870 -- 1952

Miller, Mary C.
1877 -- 19__

Moats, Ella C.
wife of J. S. Moats
Aug. 30, 1864 -- Aug. 26, 1901
Age 36 Yrs 11 Mos 26 Ds

Moats, Hazel
daughter of E. C. & J. S. Moats
Died July 21, 1897
Age 9 Yrs. 5 Mos.

Moats, Infant Daughters of E. C. & J. S. Moats
(No names or dates)

Moats, Israel
Oct. 8, 1836 -- Feb. 27, 1910

Moats, Hannah M.
his wife
Aug. 15, 1839 -- April 2, 1907

Moats, J. Arthur
1875 -- 1968

Moats, Mary Ann
1874 -- 1907

Moats, Julis (sic) James
1903 -- 1933

Moats, Della Florence
1901 -- 1920

Poling, Catherine
wife of H. Poling
Died April 17, 1899 in her 82 Yr.

Poling, Robert L.
1861 -- 1940

Poling, Samantha L.
1868 -- 1939

Poling, Thomas J.
Nov. 15, 1862 -- Aug. 1, 1950

Poling, George
Aug. 15, 1822 -- April 23, 1895

Poling, Rachel E.
wife of George Poling
Sept. 23, 1832 -- Mar. 20, 1904

Shaw, Dennis
1908 -- 19__

Shaw, Waneta
1909 -- 1934

Sturm, Isaac D.
Died June 21, 1908 in his 84 Yr.

Sturm, Martha J.
wife of Isaac Sturm
Died Nov. 27, 1904, Age 44 Yrs.

Sturm, Rev. W. H.
July 30, 1866 -- no date

Sturm, Rev. A. D.
his wife
Feb. 19, 1867 -- July 3, 1907

Sturm, Isaac E.
1897 -- 1970

Sturm, Violet M.
1900 -- 1934

Sturm, Elbern L.
1919 -- 1956

Upton, Malinda J.
June 4, 1843 -- Dec. 26, 1930

Upton, Troy L.
son of H. B. & L. C. (or G.) Upton
Mar. 23, 1905 -- Dec. 6, 1911

Upton, Holly
1880 -- 1967

Upton, Grace
1881 -- 1965

Upton, Lon E.
1892 -- 1968

Upton, Blanche E.
1895 -- 1983

Upton, Thomas Lee
June 26, 1935 -- Aug. 28, 1970
PVT U. S. Marine Corps Korea

Watring, F. M.
1847 -- 1924

Watring, Amanda J. (Sturm)
his wife
1848 -- ____

Watring, Will A.
Feb. 26, 1867 -- Jan. 13, 1895
Age 27 Yrs 11 Ms 17 Ds


Note: Sandra Fields writes that the cemetery listed in Odie Nestor Chapman's They Rest Quietly, Cemetery Records of Barbour County, WV on the last pages as "unidentified" is actually Olive Hill Cemetery.
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